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Defying State of Emergency, Thailand Student Protests Roll Onward
October 19, 2020

Defying State of Emergency, Thailand Student Protests Roll Onward

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand student protesters are increasingly drawing support – and tactics – from Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.

Thai Democracy Protesters March Despite Police, Rival Groups
October 14, 2020

Thai Democracy Protesters March Despite Police, Rival Groups

By Associated Press
Thai activists launched a massive third rally in Bangkok despite heavy security presence and counter-demonstrators' harassment.
Thailand Braces for Fresh Round of Pro-Democracy Protests
October 13, 2020

Thailand Braces for Fresh Round of Pro-Democracy Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
Protest organizers have vowed to keep up the pressure on the administration of Prayut Chan-o-cha, which is showing few signs of compromising.

Southeast Asia is Rushing Headlong Toward an ‘Asian Fall’
October 01, 2020

Southeast Asia is Rushing Headlong Toward an ‘Asian Fall’

By Daniel P. Grant
The U.S. government needs to prepare for a rash of political crises, as COVID-19 exposes the region's endemic governance failures.

As Thailand’s Protests Gather Momentum, What is the Endgame?
September 30, 2020

As Thailand’s Protests Gather Momentum, What is the Endgame?

By David Hutt
For those wanting a democratic Thailand, is it more important to keep the military in its barracks or the king in his palaces?

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand
September 24, 2020

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand

By Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
Young Thais are becoming increasingly fed up with the stifling consensus and repeated military interventions in the country's politics.

Scenes From Thailand’s Massive Protests Demanding Reform
September 21, 2020

Scenes From Thailand’s Massive Protests Demanding Reform

By Cory Wright
For months, protesters in Thailand have called for reforms. This weekend as many as 100,000 protesters descended on Bangkok.
In Bangkok, Protests Again Take Aim at the Monarchy
September 21, 2020

In Bangkok, Protests Again Take Aim at the Monarchy

By Sebastian Strangio
The weekend's demonstrations indicate that the momentum for political reform is unlikely to dissipate any time soon.

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New
September 14, 2020

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Beyond the headlines, what do the current protests tell us about the country’s present and future?

Has Thailand’s Monarchy Got What it Takes to Endure?
September 01, 2020

Has Thailand’s Monarchy Got What it Takes to Endure?

By Sebastian Strangio
The throne’s sacred aura has faded under the reign of the vain and unstable King Vajiralongkorn.

Behind Thailand’s Protests, Cracks in the Establishment
August 27, 2020

Behind Thailand’s Protests, Cracks in the Establishment

By James Row
Shifts in the establishment’s support base are driving the Thai democracy movement. That sets the current moment apart.
The Dark Memory of 1976 Hangs Over Thailand’s Student Activists
August 19, 2020

The Dark Memory of 1976 Hangs Over Thailand’s Student Activists

By Jake Black
The 1976 Thammasat massacre serves as a horrific reminder of what can happen to those who criticize Thailand’s monarchy.

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